December 2017

Buy Photo A variety of medical marijuana plants are seen growing at Tom Owen’s secured growing facility Friday, June 9, 2017 in Maple Valley Township.(Photo: JEFFREY M. SMITH, TIMES HERALD)Buy Photo The state will begin accepting applications for medical marijuana facility licenses beginning Friday.  License types include growers, processors, secure transporters, provisioning centers and safety […]

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A top global health agency has declared the main ingredient in medical cannabis non-addictive and nontoxic, according to a new report. “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential,” the World Health Organization, a United Nations agency that focuses on public health, wrote. Researchers spent months looking into cannabidiol (CBD), […]

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Washington is the only state with recreational cannabis that doesn’t allow home growing, and the barriers to instituting more liberal regulations are steep. Washington state is a West Coast cannabis state. By this, we mean cannabis users have for a number of years in Washington enjoyed expansive rights compared to other states in the U.S., […]

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Since the beginning, humans have been obsessed with the end. Predictions of apocalypses destroying Earth as we now know it during some sort of great spiritual reckoning can be found in ancient texts like The Bible’s Book of Revelation to more modern organizational credos (research California’s Heaven’s Gate cult, which committed mass suicide in 1997).  […]

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A company bumped out of consideration for one of Ohio’s 12 large medical marijuana cultivator licenses in favor of lower-scoring minority-owned companies filed suit against the state Wednesday. PharmaCann Ohio, LLC wants the court to order the Ohio Department of Commerce to award licenses to the top-scoring applicants, including PharmaCann, and is […]

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Buy Photo A variety of medical marijuana plants are seen growing at Tom Owen’s secured growing facility Friday, June 9, 2017 in Maple Valley Township.(Photo: JEFFREY M. SMITH, TIMES HERALD)Buy Photo The state will begin accepting applications for medical marijuana facility licenses beginning Friday.  License types include growers, processors, secure transporters, provisioning centers and safety […]

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As Maryland’s first medical marijuana dispensaries began opening this month, some are turning to a cashless payment system they hope will make transactions safer and more convenient. CanPay, a mobile app designed to allow debit payments in the cash-heavy cannabis industry, has expanded into Maryland. It will be offered initially at about half of 10 […]

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Jeff Malachowski Daily News Staff @JMalachowskiMW HUDSON – Restricting recreational pot shops to an overlay district that currently allows medical marijuana retailers is a good idea residents told town officials. Hudson officials expect to bring a zoning ordinance to Town Meeting in May and held the first of two listening sessions Wednesday to get feedback […]

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By Mark SchulertBeacon-villager@wickedlocal.com Town Planner Jesse Steadman reviewed the status of planning for regulating recreational marijuana at the Dec. 12 Selectmen meeting. Massachusetts voters approved legalization of recreational marijuana in 2016 but towns are unable to create their own regulations until state regulations are in place. The state Cannabis Control Commission is to issue regulations […]

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